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Paraplegic Ward 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a A0

   
Type:  Trad, TR, Aid, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a C0 [details]
FA: Mark Ward and Randy Wright 1976 FFA: Mark Bennet mid 1980's
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Submitted By: Jason Billings on Jun 29, 2005

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BETA PHOTO: Paraplegic Ward (massive crack below 'X') as seen ...

Description 

This is the large off width crack, to the left a little and up from Kutcorner. Using a 70M rope, we used the anchors on top of Hand Jive to toprope this climb. This crack looked easy on rappel but climbing it was a whole different matter. We didn't climb Kutcorner, but started from the very bottom and climbed this weird chimney to the left, up to the Kutcorner chains. Once you are up there it is obvious why the Falcon Wasatch Guide labels this as a 5.9 A0 or 5.11. From the chains you'd have to make the thinnest little friction moves to get to the crack. We both took the rope swing. A bolt has been placed above the chains to make the aid swing but because it is straight up, swinging from the bolt might be difficult.

Protection 

Medium to Hand size Cams


Photos of Paraplegic Ward Slideshow Add Photo
J-Sexy rapping down after our Onsight!!
J-Sexy rapping down after our Onsight!!
J-sexy getting paralyzed on P.W!!
J-sexy getting paralyzed on P.W!!

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By thehackattacks
From: Park City, UT
May 30, 2015

What a surprisingly good climb!!! I loved it!
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